NEW YORK — Some designers eschew all the momentary Mod madness for their own elegant niche. To do it successfully, it helps to use graceful construction, artistic details and the most luxurious fabrics. Here, Chado Ralph Rucci’s air-tucked, gently shaped jacket and slender skirt in cashmere and wool flannel, photographed at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo.
This story first appeared in the May 20, 2003 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.